Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii County on Saturday, 12 December 2020.
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Accessed on 12 December 2020, 2153 UTC, Post 22,011.
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This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Saturday, December 12th.
The Hawaii Department of Health reports seventeen (17) new cases of Coronavirus on Hawaii Island with three (3) persons hospitalized. A total of forty-nine (49) deaths have been reported on Hawaii Island. There have been no fatalities reported in the last three weeks.
We continue to see positive cases associated with both travel and gatherings around the island. When you travel off-island, you should practice preventive measures while away. When you return to Hawaii Island, you should maintain these preventive measures to protect your family, friends, and community from exposure.
As you prepare activities and events for the Holidays, consider and include the preventive measures of face coverings, safe distancing, and gathering in groups of no more than 10 people in your plans. Please accept this kuleana to keep Hawaii safe.
Thank you for listening and have a safe weekend.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.